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National Geographic explores 'invisible' war wounds

National Geographic explores 'invisible' war woundsNational Geographic series highlights Afghanistan, Iraq veterans
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Va. lawmakers push for keeping 11-carrier fleet

Va. lawmakers push for keeping 11-carrier fleetIn a letter to the defense secretary, lawmakers cited the ability of carriers to respond quickly to crises.
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Guantanamo base CO fired amid NCIS probe

Guantanamo base CO fired amid NCIS probeThe head of Naval Station Guantanamo Bay was unceremoniously removed from his base command post for unspecified "misconduct" Wednesday.
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Medical teams train to treat soldiers in air

Medical teams train to treat soldiers in airBefore boarding a U.S. military plane to treat a wounded service member, medical teams from the Air Force, Army and Navy earn the wings on their flight suits at the school, which was transferred to Wright-Patt three years ago as part of the Base Realignment and Closure...
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Tase me, bro! Airmen can opt for a training shock

Tase me, bro! Airmen can opt for a training shockMost of us try to go through life without being zapped by a Taser, but security forces airmen often volunteer to ride the lightning as part of their Taser training.
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Battle over lottery profits pits vets versus educators

Battle over lottery profits pits vets versus educatorsProposed constitutional amendment would send some lottery profits to veterans' education & training
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Taxpayers must declare health care coverage

Taxpayers must declare health care coverageNew tax forms require health care declaration; Tricare qualifies as essential coverage
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Female dress blues, new universal cover in consideration

Female dress blues, new universal cover in considerationThe Marines will continue research that could lead to a new female dress blue coat and an improved universal cover.
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TR crew traps 200,000th aircraft

TR crew traps 200,000th aircraftThe aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt reached that milestone Thursday, January 15.
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Homecoming day for USS Boise

Homecoming day for USS BoiseThe Los Angeles-class attack submarine left Norfolk in July 2014.
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Women OKed for Ranger School in April

Women OKed for Ranger School in AprilThe assessment is part of a wider effort to determine whether and how to open combat arms jobs to women.
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400 U.S. troops being sent to train Syrian opposition

400 U.S. troops being sent to train Syrian oppositionThe effort to train Syrian rebels is part of the overall campaign to defeat the Islamic State militants.
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Air Force raises monthly incentive pay for drone pilots

Air Force raises monthly incentive pay for drone pilotsThe Air Force is increasing the monthly incentive pay for drone pilots nearing the end of their six-year commitments.
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Hagel: Military compensation changes coming

Hagel: Military compensation changes comingHagel tells troops that military pay and benefits will soon become a central political issue
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Hagel: Military compensation changes coming

Hagel: Military compensation changes comingBig changes are probably coming soon to military pay and benefits
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Key figure in massive Navy scandal to change plea

Key figure in massive Navy scandal to change pleaA Malaysian defense contractor at the center of a probe into a multi-million dollar Navy bribery scandal has scheduled a change-of-plea hearing.
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U.S. Navy attack sub integration starts

U.S. Navy attack sub integration startsThe first female officer has reported to the attack sub Minnesota, a submarine official said, the first of a cadre of six that will start the integration effort in the elite attack boat force.
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Ship leaving Norfolk to supply Naval forces overseas

Ship leaving Norfolk to supply Naval forces overseasUSNS John Lenthall will provide underway replenishment of fuel, fleet cargo, stores and other supplies to U.S. Naval forces in Europe and Africa.
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Fort Eustis officials talk Army cuts

Fort Eustis officials talk Army cutsThe message that came out of Tuesday's meeting: Cut if you have to, but not here.
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Va. Beach-based SEAL dies in parachute training accident

Va. Beach-based SEAL dies in parachute training accident31-year-old William "Blake" Marston died Saturday during the training in DeLand, Florida.
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U.S. Central Command's Twitter, YouTube accounts hacked

U.S. Central Command's Twitter, YouTube accounts hackedThe sites were taken over today by hackers claiming to be working on behalf of the Islamic State militants.
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Navy looks to private contractors for sub maintenance

Navy looks to private contractors for sub maintenanceThe Navy says routine overhauls that once took 19 months have been taking 28 months because of staffing shortages at U.S. shipyards brought about by federal budget cuts.
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Veterans jobs bill advances, future uncertain

Veterans jobs bill advances, future uncertainThe measure is billed as a boost to veterans employment & a chance to roll back part of the president's health care law.
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Two Navy ships return home after facing tough times

Two Navy ships return home after facing tough timesThere was no denying this was a tough float for the crew of James E. Williams. Many sailors and chiefs said they were glad to put this one behind them.
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Data shows drop in U.S. nuclear arsenal, growth in Russia's

Data shows drop in U.S. nuclear arsenal, growth in Russia'sThe numbers of U.S. nuclear missiles, and deployed bombers, have continued to drop while Russia's have climbed, according to a new U.S. State Department report on strategic weapons.
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Governor proposes bill aimed at hiring more veterans

Governor proposes bill aimed at hiring more veteransGovernor Terry McAuliffe rolled out a package of legislative proposals aimed at hiring veterans and strengthen the state's military economy.
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Amid threat of cuts, Ft. Eustis plans public meeting

Amid threat of cuts, Ft. Eustis plans public meetingArmy faces force structure reduction of 18,200 soldiers. Eustis leaders plan meeting for public to show support.
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